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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Campaign Ads (Part II) #1028436

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A look at the campaign ads using false information from both sides in the race between President Obama and Mitt Romney presented; Obama ad on health care shown; details given of what fact checker organizations found wrong in the ad; White House press secretary Jay Carney and Obama campaign staffer Jennifer Psaki† quoted. [In interview, Politics USA Action/former Obama deputy press secretary Bill BURTON - explains the point of the ad: the impact Romney had on workers; debates the accuracy and aim of the anti-Romney ad.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen about the political ads and the strategy behind them. [GERGEN - says each side thinks the other side is being dishonest in these two ads; says Burton is using double-speak in the ad about health insurance; states the ads discrediting Romney are working in Obama's favor.]

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